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tab·u·la·tor

 (tăb′yə-lā′tər)
n.
1. One that tabulates.
2. A machine that reads, sorts, and prints out information from punched cards.
3. A mechanism on a typewriter for setting automatic stops or margins for columns.
4. Computers A device for reading data from punched cards and producing printed lists or totals of the result.

tabulator

(ˈtæbjʊˌleɪtə)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a device for setting the automatic stops that locate the column margins on a typewriter
2. (Computer Science) computing a machine that reads data from one medium, such as punched cards, producing lists, tabulations, or totals, usually on a continuous sheet of paper
3. (Communications & Information) any machine that tabulates data

tab•u•la•tor

(ˈtæb yəˌleɪ tər)

n.
1. a person or thing that tabulates.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tabulator - a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
calculating machine, calculator - a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
pulse counter - an electronic counter that counts the number of electric pulses
Translations
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tabulator

[ˈtæbjʊleɪtəʳ] Ntabulador m

tabulator

[ˈtæbjʊleɪtər] ntabulateur m

tabulator

n (on typewriter) → Tabulator m

tabulator

[ˈtæbjʊˌleɪtəʳ] ntabulatore m
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